My server and site were down for about 16 hours from Tuesday evening (≈18:08) to Wednesday morning (≈10:36). This was due to a significant problem that occurred due to an upgrade to the Ceph system running Dreamcompute. Numerous people were affected, based on Twitter posts, and we still have little information about what happened.Continue reading post "DreamCompute disruption incident"
server posts page 2
So, this site was down for like 16 hours due to a botched update of DreamCompute by Dreamhost. Back up and running now. Will report more when I get home tonight.
2784, the first HTTP port
Looking at a page discussing the code of the first web browser (WorldWideWeb), I noticed a line designating port 2784 as
OLD_TCP_PORT. After looking into it a bit more, I determined that this was the port used for the web until port 80 was officially designated in January of 1992.
HTTP 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 with Apache and PHP
I recently got h2 (HTTP 2.0) running on my server.Continue reading post "HTTP 2 on Ubuntu 18.04 with Apache and PHP"
Woo-hoo. My site is finally sending h2 (HTTP 2.0).Continue reading post "#2103"
Server upgrade: Ubuntu 18.04
I’ve finally updated my server to Ubuntu 18.04 using
Supporting HTTP 0.9
I recently added support for HTTP 0.9 to my site. I have access to no browsers that use that protocol, and it’s highly unlikely that anybody is visiting sites with one. Why support it then? It’s not that hard (for me), and it fits with the progressive enhancement related concept that all browsers should be able to use the most basic functionality of a website that they are capable of.Continue reading post "Supporting HTTP 0.9"
Created a github repo for the Ansible / Vagrant setup I made for my site when I moved to VPS.Continue reading post "#1538"
Move: Shared to VPS server
Alright. After much effort, I have moved my site from Dreamhost shared hosting to their DreamCompute (unmanaged VPS). I now have my own (virtual) server to do with as I please.Continue reading post "Move: Shared to VPS server"
Ideas: Remotely hosted personal site with home data store that syncs as client
This idea is based on my Local + Proxy Remote Hosting for Personal Site idea, but attempts to mitigate some of its problems further.Continue reading post "Ideas: Remotely hosted personal site with home data store that syncs as client"